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OAA Celebrates World Architecture Day?s ?Housing for All? Theme



On Monday, October 7, the 2019 World Architecture Day will take place with events and initiatives ? focused on a ?Housing for All? theme ? occurring around the globe.
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) traditionally celebrates World Architecture Day with a reception for Members of Provincial Parliament at Queen’s Park, coinciding with the reveal of the year?s Queen?s Park Picks?eight examples of great Ontario architecture, chosen from a list of MPPs’ favourite buildings.
However, this year’s parliamentary calendar was changed, with a new event date set for December 10 at which the OAA will now announce this year’s Queen’s Park Picks.
Sharp Centre for Design, OCAD University; Image Credit: Shai Gil, provided by OCAD University; Architectural Credit: Alsop Architects Ltd. in joint venture with Robbie/Young + Wright Architects According to the OAA, the ?Housing for All? theme is ?unsurprising?, given the critical need for ensuring safe, accessible and environmentally sustainable homes.
?One way the OAA strives to serve and protect the public interest is through commissioning independent research and using the findings to make targeted recommendations that will benefit all Ontarians,? says OAA President Kathleen Kurtin. ?This is particularly true when it comes to the issue of housing. The Association is committed to working with architects and the Province to improve the affordability of quality housing while spurring economic development ...
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